HRB seeks public input on research proposals

The Health Research Board, Dublin, Ireland is inviting members of the public to review aspects of the health research proposals they receive. According to Dr Siobhán Hendrick, who is implementing this pilot project, ‘Almost everyone* can take part in this public review process. You do not need previous experience or qualifications. You may be a…

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US -Ireland R&D Partnership Programme

US – Ireland R&D Partnership Programme Summary: The guidelines for this call were updated in January 2017 following a review in conjunction with SFI and the Health & Social Care R&D Division in Northern Ireland. The scheme will now cover the entire NIH remit, and the Health Research Board will co-fund the Republic of Ireland…

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Enterprising Women in Tech – showcasing best practices

EVENT Enterprising Women in Tech – showcasing best practices Celebrating Women’s Entrepreneurship Day 2016, WeHubs is organising Enterprising Women in Tech, Brussels, next Thurs 17th. Nov 2016 Join and learn how to be part of a network with:  300 Women Web Entrepreneurs (WWEs)  90 Business Support Organisations (BSOs) 30 Women Associations  15 mentorsMore than 9…

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HRB Funding Oct 2016

RB fPPI (Public and Patient Involvement) Ignite – A scheme, co-funded by the Irish Research Council, will allow approved HRB Host Institutions to apply for awards to promote and support Public and Patient Involvement (PPI) in research within their institution. This call opened on the 26/10/ 2016 and closes1/03/ 2017. See  HRB Info National Children’s…

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1st Congress – Coordination and Management of EU funded Health Research Projects

1st Congress, Coordinating and Managing EU Health Research Projects. This Congress will be held on November 8th, 2016; at the “Fundación para la Investigatión del Hospital Clínico de la Comunidad Valenciana”  Valencia. It’ s part of the activities of the European Health Projects Office – Valencia Region (www.opesval.eu). Its mission is to promote international initiatives…

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Asset – Best Practice Award for GP’s

ASSET project announced Best Practice Award for GP’s. The award aims to: Award GPs or groups of GPs who have been seen to best include Science in Society (SiS) aspects so improving the quality of communication about epidemics and pandemics with patients and local communities. ASSET’s focus is on initiatives that were either ongoing, completed, or implemented…

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How to influence funding topics in Horizon 2020

Have your say about EU funding Influencing funding topics in Horizon 2020? The European Commission has published an Advisory Group Report and have a draft scoping paper that will feed into topics for the final years of Horizon 2020. The Advisory group report is available here. The draft scoping paper is available from the HRB…

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Support health research careers, Ireland

Supporting health research careers HRB announces a research career framework action plan The HRB Strategy for 2016-2020 Research. HRB is committed by Evidence. Action to support exceptional researchers and leaders in health research. The steps taken to achieve this by HRB are outlined in Health Research Career Framework Action Plan …..more  

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Horizon 2020 – 2016-17 – Information & Communication Technologies.

Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2016-17 in field of Information & Communication Technologies. Incheba conference centre, Bratislava, Slovakia Monday 26 Sep 2016 -Tuesday 27 Sep 2016 It will offer a unique and exceptional opportunity to build quality partnerships with academics, researchers, industrial stakeholders, SMEs and government actors from all over Europe. Registration for the event is…

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Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing challenge

Health, Demographic Change and Wellbeing challenge Stakeholder consultation on H2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 In preparation of the next H2020 Work Programme Societal Challenge 1 (SC1 – Health, Demographic  Change and Wellbeing), the European commission (DG CONNECT) is consulting with the SC1 Programme  Committee, the SC1 National Contact Points and stakeholders. The National Contact Points together…

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